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Survey: Hispanic Latino families want guidance on educational content



A majority -- 79% -- of Hispanic Latino parents surveyed about their use of educational materials said they would like more help in choosing educational content. That number jumped to 91% among Hispan… Read More

Educator highlights tools to boost parent communication


  • eSchool News (free registration)

There are several mobile applications and technology tools that teachers can use to help communicate and share with parents, educator Chris Webb writes in this commentary. He offers a few of his favor… Read More

Tenn. lawmakers consider next steps for virtual schools


  • Chalkbeat

The Tennessee Virtual Academy could face closure following three consecutive years of low test scores and pending expiration of the Tennessee Virtual Schools Act. State lawmakers have introduced a bil… Read More

How firm are employment requirements and deadlines?


  • U.S. News & World Report

Job seekers should not be afraid to apply for positions they are not fully qualified for and should send in an application as soon as possible because employers may be interviewing candidates on a rol… Read More